These guidelines are pursuant to Rule 16 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts. They are not to be used as an exhaustive resource, but will guide you in how to complete Forms 16/01 or 16/02. Additional information may be obtained from the DIFC Courts’ Registry website at www.difccourts.ae.
Service of Defence of Claim Form
Staying the Claim
The claim shall be stayed where:
1) at least six months have expired since the end of the period for filing a defence specified in Rules 16.9 and 16.10;
2) no defendant has served or filed an admission or filed a defence or counterclaim; and
3) the claimant has not entered or applied for judgment under Part 13 or Part 24.
Statement of Truth
When corresponding with the Courts, please address forms or letters to the Registry (email@example.com) and quote the claim number.
(RDC Part 16 – 07.10)
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